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Dance

These classes aim to develop style, technique and performance skills.

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Dance

These classes aim to develop style, technique and performance skills.

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Programme Overview

Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) (Examination Class)

RAD exams are internationally recognised for their quality, and each year approximately 250,000 candidates around the world choose to take their dance exams with RAD.

RAD offers a wide range of exams and assessments to motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities. Their focus is on creativity and musicality, providing opportunities to progress and achieve. It’s not just professional or young dancers who take RAD exams; age is no barrier to success. At any stage of your life or career, you can develop your fitness, musicality and artistry.

Day

Times

Class Duration

Sundays & Wednesdays

 

1 hour sessions

 

ITSD Modern Dance (Examination Class)

A really varied form of dance, Modern incorporates many different styles from lyrical to funky and everything in between! A lot of emphasis is given to stretching and strengthening the body with lots of floor and limbering exercises.

Following the ISTD syllabi, we offer Modern classes from the age of 6 years.  

Day

Times

Class Duration

Saturdays

 

1 hour sessions

 

ITSD Tap (Examination Class)

Tap dancing is seen in many stage and film musicals. This rhythmic form of dance has its roots in African, Irish and American folk dance. Dancers wear special tap shoes to give a distinctive sound as they beat out intricate rhythms using the metal plates of the base of their shoes.

Our Tap classes promote coordination, confidence and listening skills in a fun, energised environment.

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) is one of the world’s leading dance examination boards. From Ballet to Ballroom. All ISTD examinations are organised through the ISTD Head Office in London, UK, and are held in the UAE usually around the months of May/June.

Day

Times

Class Duration

Mondays

 

45 minute - 1 hour sessions

 

 

Saturday Classes

Jazz Dance

The dance foundations of many international artists and musical theatre productions. Jazz dance is an excellent springboard for all types of dance technique. Jazz students have the option to take ISTD Examinations.

Day

Times

Class Duration

Cost

Saturdays

Please refer to the Timetable

55 minute sessions

Please refer to class fee structure

Programme Fees

Class Fee Structure 2020 - 2021

The Academy works on a 12-week term; classes are to be paid in advance for the full 12 weeks, as we do not offer a “pay-as-you” go option. We fully appreciate your commitment.

This term we will pro rata the fees upon registration.

Once we have your response, we will send an invoice for the total amount due.

Fees can be paid in cash or BACS, all our bank information will be attached to the invoice.

Please see our class fees below: 

 

Examination Classes

Dance Examination Classes: ISTD Modern & Tap / RAD Ballet – AED 960 per term (based on 12 weeks)

Non-Examination Classes

Jazz Dance - AED 840 per term (based on 12 weeks)

Programme Length

based on 12 weeks

Testimonials

My 8 year old son has been attending drama classes at SPAA for a term now and couldn't wait for the next term. He enjoys the course and we can see that he has grown in confidence and feels comfortable on stage or speaking up in front of a crowd and I believe the SPAA classes have contributed enormously to this. A welcoming, fun atmosphere and carefully curated sessions all add up to an invaluable experience for children of all ages. Many thanks to you and the SPAA team.

Rosanna

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